Noah Atencio

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About Noah

Noah joined the Foundation in June 2014 as vice president of Community Impact. He brings more than 18 years of grantmaking and program development experience to his role of overseeing the deployment of the Foundation’s grantmaking resources. Previously he served in leadership positions at the Daniels Fund and El Pomar Foundation. Noah has also served on numerous commissions and held advisory roles on issues related to early childhood, homelessness and substance abuse. A student of leadership, he is a proud alumnus of the President’s Leadership Class at the University of Colorado – Boulder, the El Pomar Fellowship in Community Service, Leadership Jeffco and, more recently, the Latino Leadership Institute.

Noah is a native Coloradan and grew up in Westminster. He holds a B.A. in Communication from the University of Colorado at Boulder and an M.A. in Public Administration from the University of Colorado at Denver.

Community Participation:

  • Colorado Office of Early Childhood – Early Childhood Mental Health Finance Working Group, member
  • Pueblo Opportunity Fund, donor-advised fund trustee
  • Denver Drug Strategy Commission, past mayor-appointed commissioner
  • Tedx Mile High Conference, past community advisory member
  • Community Resource Center, past board member
  • Denver Young Nonprofits Professional Network, past board member
  • Denver’s Road Home – past 10 Year Plan to End Homelessness, Resource Allocation Committee member
Noah Atencio
Vice President of Community Impact

“I care about the general well-being of my community and the power of mutual aid.” 

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